Phoenix Saturday Eliminations Summary

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- First-round pairings for Sunday's eliminations for the 16th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway, the 2nd of 23 events in the $45-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing ...

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- First-round pairings for Sunday's eliminations for the 16th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Firebird International Raceway, the 2nd of 23 events in the $45-million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series.

TOP FUEL 1. Gary Scelzi, Fresno, Calif., 4.579 seconds, 317.05 mph vs. 16. Robert Reehl, Whittier, Calif., 4.846, 299.06; 2. Joe Amato, Exeter, Pa., 4.601, 319.52 vs. 15. Jim Bailey, Mantua, Ohio, 4.725, 299.80; 3. Larry Dixon, Indianapolis, 4.660, 313.07 vs. 14. David Grubnic, Ennis, Mont., 4.725, 310.27; 4. Tony Schumacher, Park Ridge, Ill., 4.671, 317.27 vs. 13. Don Lampus, Garland, Texas, 4.722, 312.93; 5. Melanie Troxel, Littleton, Colo., 4.677, 315.49 vs. 12. Rhonda Hartman, Williamston, S.C., 4.720, 307.72; 6. Doug Herbert, Cherryville, N.C., 4.683, 313.29 vs. 11. Tim Gibson, Irvine, Calif., 4.708, 313.58; 7. Cory McClenathan, Anaheim, Calif., 4.688, 308.43 vs. 10. Bob Vandergriff, Cumming, Ga., 4.696, 309.27; 8. Kenny Bernstein, Lake Forest, Calif., 4.689, 310.77 vs. 9. Bruce Litton, Indianapolis, 4.694, 314.09.

FUNNY CAR 1. Ron Capps, Carlsbad, Calif., Chevrolet Camaro, 4.858, 305.42 vs. 16. Bob Gilbertson, Gastonia, N.C., Pontiac Firebird, 5.194, 285.35; 2. John Force, Yorba Linda, Calif., Ford Mustang, 4.908, 309.63 vs. 15. Johnny Gray, Carlsbad, N.M., Dodge Avenger, 5.165, 256.55; 3. Jerry Toliver, Huntington Beach, Calif., Camaro, 4.909, 308.85 vs. 14. Cristen Powell, Portland, Ore., Firebird, 5.130, 290.44; 4. Tony Pedregon, Chino Hills, Calif., Mustang, 4.938, 310.13 vs. 13. Gary Densham, Bellflower, Calif., Firebird, 5.115, 293.41; 5. Del Worsham, Laguna Hills, Calif., Firebird, 4.952, 305.49 vs. 12. Frank Pedregon, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Firebird, 5.078, 297.88; 6. Al Hofmann, Umatilla, Fla., Firebird, 4.970, 300.66 vs. 11. Whit Bazemore, Indianapolis, Camaro, 5.034, 307.51; 7. Dean Skuza, Brecksville, Ohio, Avenger, 5.000, 307.58 vs. 10. Scotty Cannon, Lyman, S.C., Camaro, 5.018, 299.93; 8. Phil Burkart, Yorkville, N.Y., Firebird, 5.012, 305.36 vs. 9. Jim Epler, Phoenix, Firebird, 5.013, 302.28.

PRO STOCK 1. Kurt Johnson, Lawrenceville, Ga., Chevrolet Camaro, 6.890, 200.38 vs. 16. Jamie Yates, Alexandria, Va., Pontiac Firebird, 6.956, 197.65; 2. Jim Yates, Alexandria, Va., Firebird, 6.899, 199.58 vs. 15. V. Gaines, Lakewood, Colo., Camaro, 6.956, 199.85; 3. Jeg Coughlin, Columbus, Ohio, Oldsmobile Cutlass, 6.903, 199.55 vs. 14. Larry Morgan, Newark, Ohio, Dodge Avenger, 6.951, 197.77; 4. Mark Pawuk, Akron, Ohio, Firebird, 6.909, 198.76 vs. 13. Tom Martino, Farmingdale, N.J., Firebird, 6.943, 199.35; 5. Bruce Allen, Arlington, Texas, Firebird, 6.920, 199.70 vs. 12. Troy Coughlin, Columbus, Ohio, Cutlass, 6.940, 198.76; 6. Warren Johnson, Buford, Ga., Firebird, 6.925, 199.20 vs. 11. George Marnell, Las Vegas, Firebird, 6.939, 198.17; 7. Ron Krisher, Warren, Ohio, Firebird, 6.928, 198.99 vs. 10. Mike Trumble, Pasadena, Texas, Firebird, 6.939, 199.14; 8. Richie Stevens, New Orleans, Firebird, 6.929, 198.17 vs. 9. Greg Anderson, Jacksonville, N.C., Firebird, 6.939, 198.88.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Doug Herbert , Bruce Litton , Frank Pedregon , Jeg Coughlin , Troy Coughlin , Kenny Bernstein , Mark Pawuk , Jamie Yates , Kurt Johnson , Warren Johnson , Bob Gilbertson , Jim Epler , Tony Pedregon , Al Hofmann , Del Worsham , Whit Bazemore , Ron Capps , John Force , Tony Schumacher , Joe Amato , Gary Scelzi , Greg Anderson , Ron Krisher , Larry Morgan , David Grubnic , Gary Densham , Scotty Cannon , Cory McClenathan , Bruce Allen , Tom Martino , Phil Burkart , Melanie Troxel , George Marnell , Johnny Gray , Don Lampus , Mike Trumble , Bob Vandergriff , Robert Reehl
Teams Williams